TikTok propaganda – “Go wash your hands”

Propaganda techniques can be used for a good cause.

In these days of the Coronavirus virus, they realized that in Vietnam.

The government made a video clip – with catchy pop song – to encourage everyone to wash their hands to prevent the further spread of the Corona virus.

The song makes clever use of different propaganda techniques. It presents a message in a simple way, it responds to the concerns that people have, it evokes (at least for me – ed) an intense emotion of joy and it also gives a strong sense that WE can fight the disease .

The song also caught on with some TikTok users and they immediately turned it into a “Hand wash Dance Challenge”.

And now let’s hope this challenge goes viral faster than the virus itself.

Thanks to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for spreading this with the world:

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